Use of Social Media by Health Care Professionals
Sometimes the line between personal and professional gets blurred.
CDC Updates Guidelines for the Prevention of Catheter-Related Infection
CDC guidelines issued in 2002 are now updated.
Resources for People Living with Kidney Cancer
Help kidney cancer patients by being aware of available resources and support services.
Myths and Facts About Kidney Cancer
How informed are you about this relatively uncommon cancer?
Generic Chemotherapy Drug Shortages
How is this happening, and what can be done about it?
Clean Uniforms Just as Dirty as a Lab Coat
No difference found in bacterial contamination.
New Cancer Detection Tool?
Report of dog trained to detect the scent of cancer is intriguing.
A systematic review of the huge number of studies in this area finally has been done.
National Patient Safety Goals
Reviewed in 2009, and now revised and released.
Soaring Cost of Cancer Care Expected
A 39% increase in the cost of care will likely occur over the next 10 years.
Light at Night Linked to Increased Breast Cancer Risk
Fortunately, this is an environmental variable that is easily controlled.
Nurse Monitoring Helpful for Patients with Chronic Illness
Recent study findings confirm what nurses already know.
"Pink Glove Dance" goes viral and inspires others to post their own video messages.
Awareness of Needlestick Prevention Law
Only half of nurses in one poll knew about the 10-year-old law.
More on Hands-Only CPR
A large Japanese study confirms its effectiveness.
Americans Die Sooner Than People in 12 Other Countries
Researchers analyzed mortality data and found that Americans die sooner than people in other countries.
Vertical Health Care
The end of private practice?
The Latest on Teens and Smoking
Declines in tobacco use have leveled off.
Updated Standards of Nursing Practice Released
National standards guide nursing practice.
New Statistics on RNs
On average, RNs are aging and more are employed as nurses.
The Electronic Health Record Incentive Program
Final rules are released, with $27 billion available.
Nurses and Social Media
A Valuable Way to Network and Share Ideas?
Nursing Test Banks
The Internet has made it easy for students to obtain test questions.
New Infusion Pump Regulations
The FDA finally addresses safety problems with these devices.
E-mail Use by Patients
Less than 1 in 10 utilize this option for contacting their healthcare providers.
Too Much Time Reporting and Too Little Time Preventing?
Clinicians say they do not have sufficient time to work on infection prevention.
Hazardous Drug Exposure
Chemotherapy preparation and administration called "a silent threat."
Insufficient Screening for Childhood Cancer Survivors
A survey of oncologists reveals that few are aware of surveillance recommendations.
Cancer is Like Cable TV
Cancer is not a single disease, but a collection of many types of the disease.
A growing concern for people with cancer and their families.
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